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Aculops lycopersici

Prey / Diet

Browallia americana (Jamaican forget-me-not)[1]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum[1]
Physalis peruviana (Peruvian groundcherry)[2]
Solanum douglasii (Black nightshade)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Cuspicona simplex1
Polyphagotarsonemus latus (broad mite)1
Tetranychus urticae (red spider mite)1


Parasite of 
Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[3]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[3]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[3]


New Zealand;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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